University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, AR 72701

Located in Fayetteville, Arkansas, University of Arkansas is a public institution that offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The institution is part of University of Arkansas System that operates 10 campuses in De Queen, Fayetteville, Little Rock, Monticello, Batesville, Hope, Morrilton, Little Rock, Fort Smith, Pine Bluff.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 21539 and 13613 students were accepted.

University of Arkansas in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $7,204 and fees $1,616. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $21,552 and $1,616 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleCity: Small
Student to Faculty Ratio18:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate82%

Nursing Programs Offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • Masters program tracks: MSN

    The University of Arkansas Master of Science in Nursing, program is an online program offered through the Eleanor Mann School of Nursing. The program offers specialization in Adult Health Clinical Nurse Specialist and Nurse Educator.

    The program including 500 hours of supervised clinical practice can be completed in 2 years and a summer semester of full time study. Part time students may take up to six consecutive calendar years from the first semester of enrollment in the program.

    The program prepares students to promote evidence based practice to prepare for advanced roles as teachers, practitioners, managers, consultants and researchers.

    Admission Requirements

    1. University of Arkansas Graduate School admission
    2. Baccalaureate degree in nursing from an CCNE or NLNAC accredited college or university
    3. Current, valid and unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse
    4. Complete a basic health assessment course
    5. A minimum of a ‘C’ score on a basic statistics course
    6. Basic skills with library and computer technology

    Applicants for the program will be accepted on the basis of the availability of space. The application deadline for admission in the fall semester is the 15th of July the deadline for admission in the spring semester is the 15th of October and the 15th of March for admission in the summer. 

     

  • LPN to BSN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 272
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Master's degree 3
Nursing Practice Doctor's degree - professional practice 10

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from University of Arkansas

Northeastern State University
45.21 miles away
University of Arkansas-Fort Smith
47.96 miles away
Missouri Southern State University
73.11 miles away
Arkansas Tech University
78.99 miles away
Rogers State University
83.14 miles away
Missouri State University-Springfield
93.01 miles away
Pittsburg State University
96.33 miles away
Kiamichi Technology Center
101.66 miles away
Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology
103.04 miles away
Kiamichi Technology Center
117.91 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1924 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
ACEN
03/01/1995 - 12/31/2007
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
04/02/2002 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
04/20/2002 - Current

Admissions

63%

Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading500 to 600
SAT: Math510 to 620
ACT Composite23 to 29
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Cost (Net Price)

$15,411

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$11,501
30k to 48k$13,122
48k to 75k$16,793
75k to 110k$17,867
Over 110k$18,425
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Financial Aid & Loan

Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid

57%

Recipients

$6,868

Average Amount


Students Who receive Pell Grants

22%

Recipients

$4,059

Average Amount


Federal Student Loans

39%

Recipients

$6,660

Average Amount

Student Population

22,548

Undergrads

4,646

Graduates

14,142

Women

13,052

Men

80%

Full-time

20%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
75%
Hispanic
8%
Black/African American
5%
Non-resident alien
5%
Two or more races
3%
Asian
2%
Race/ethnicity unknown
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

Arkansas Nurses Foundation Research Grant

Arkansas Nurses Foundation provides research grant for nurses who hold an Arkansas Nursing license and graduated from an NLNAC or CCNE accredited program. 

University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville - National Merit Scholarship

Applicant must be a National Merit Finalist who has designated University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville as his or her first-choice institution when completing the scholarship [...]

Poultry Federation Scholarship

Applicant must be pursuing a graduate or undergraduate degree related to the poultry industry in the University of Arkansas, Arkansas State, Arkansas Tech, or Southern Arkansas University system.

Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas - National Merit Scholarship

Applicant must be a National Merit Finalist who has designated Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas as his or her first-choice institution when completing the scholarship [...]

University of Arkansas Community College at Hope - National Merit Scholarship

Applicant must be a National Merit Finalist who has designated University of Arkansas Community College at Hope as his or her first-choice institution when completing the scholarship [...]


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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Arkansas state board of nursing
University of Arkansas
Administration Bldg 425
Fayetteville, AR 72701
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